Articles about Tokyo Paralympics

PM Modi hosts Indian Paralympic contingent, presented with autographed stole

09 Sep 2021

PM Modi hosts Indian Paralympic contingent, presented with autographed stole

India's Paralympians presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an autographed stole on Thursday during a breakfast hosted by him to felicitate the contingent at his residence in New Delhi.

India finish with record 19 medals at Paralympics: Key stats

05 Sep 2021

India finish with record 19 medals at Paralympics: Key stats

Krishna Nagar, on Sunday, won India's second-ever gold medal in badminton at the Paralympics.

Krishna Nagar wins India's second-ever Paralympic gold in badminton

05 Sep 2021

Krishna Nagar wins India's second-ever Paralympic gold in badminton

Krishna Nagar clinched India's second-ever Paralympic gold medal in badminton on Sunday.

Pramod Bhagat wins first-ever Paralympic gold for India in badminton

04 Sep 2021

Pramod Bhagat wins first-ever Paralympic gold for India in badminton

Pramod Bhagat has won the first-ever Paralympic medal for India in badminton.

Tokyo Paralympics: Manish Narwal wins gold, Singhraj Adhana clinches silver

04 Sep 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Manish Narwal wins gold, Singhraj Adhana clinches silver

The Indian athletes are scripting history at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.

Harvinder Singh wins India's first-ever medal in archery at Paralympics

03 Sep 2021

Harvinder Singh wins India's first-ever medal in archery at Paralympics

India's Harvinder Singh won the bronze medal in the men's individual recurve event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Friday.

Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

03 Sep 2021

Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

Four Indian para-athletes, including javelin throw gold medalist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters and media jostled to catch a glimpse of them at the New Delhi airport.

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara bags her second medal

03 Sep 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara bags her second medal

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara has bagged her second medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun, Manoj enter men's singles semifinals

03 Sep 2021

Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun, Manoj enter men's singles semifinals

Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon continued their impressive run, notching up contrasting wins in their respective second group match to qualify for the semifinals in the badminton competition of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian shooter Singhraj Adhana wins bronze medal

31 Aug 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian shooter Singhraj Adhana wins bronze medal

Indian shooter Singhraj Adhana, on Tuesday, won the bronze medal in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil wins second gold medal for India

30 Aug 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil wins second gold medal for India

Javelin thrower Sumit Antil has clinched a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

PM Modi lauds feats of Indian players at Paralympics

30 Aug 2021

PM Modi lauds feats of Indian players at Paralympics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian medal-winners at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday and also spoke to them over the phone to laud their efforts.

Have been training without a coach, says para-athlete Kathuniya

30 Aug 2021

Have been training without a coach, says para-athlete Kathuniya

It's a silver worth its weight in gold for Indian discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya, who trained for the Tokyo Paralympics without a coach and is quite proud to have finished on the podium without any tangible guidance for over one year now.

Yogesh Kathuniya bags silver in men's discus throw F56 event

30 Aug 2021

Yogesh Kathuniya bags silver in men's discus throw F56 event

Discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya clinched a silver medal in the men's F56 event in the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday as athletics remained India's happy hunting ground at the Games.

Paralympics: Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win gold

30 Aug 2021

Paralympics: Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win gold

Shooter Avani Lekhara scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics.

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar clinches silver in men's high jump

29 Aug 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar clinches silver in men's high jump

India's Nishad Kumar clinched the silver medal in the men's high jump at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games on Sunday.

#TokyoParalympics: Bhavina Patel becomes first Indian para-paddler to win silver

29 Aug 2021

#TokyoParalympics: Bhavina Patel becomes first Indian para-paddler to win silver

Indian table tennis player Bhavina Patel clinched a historic silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics after losing 0-3 to world number one Ying Zhou in the women's singles Class 4 final on Sunday.

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final

28 Aug 2021

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final

Bhavinaben Patel continued to script history as she became the first Indian to enter the final of the table tennis event in Tokyo Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China's Miao Zhang in a Class IV semifinal on Saturday.

Paralympics: Bhavinaben becomes first player to enter table tennis quarterfinals

27 Aug 2021

Paralympics: Bhavinaben becomes first player to enter table tennis quarterfinals

Bhavinaben Patel on Friday became the first Indian table tennis player to enter the Tokyo Paralympics quarterfinals with a dominating win over Joyce de Oliveira of Brazil in the women's singles Class IV event at the Tokyo Games.

Mariyappan withdrawn as India's Paralympic flag-bearer

24 Aug 2021

Mariyappan withdrawn as India's Paralympic flag-bearer

High-jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu was on Tuesday replaced by javelin thrower Tek Chand as India's flag-bearer for the Paralympics opening ceremony this evening after coming in close contact with a COVID-19 positive person during his flight to Tokyo.

India will win 15 medals at Tokyo Paralympics: Gursharan Singh

20 Aug 2021

India will win 15 medals at Tokyo Paralympics: Gursharan Singh

Gursharan Singh, India's Chef de Mission for the Tokyo Paralympics, believes the nation will have a wonderful run at the impending Tokyo Paralympics.

'You are all winners': PM Modi tells Tokyo-bound para athletes

17 Aug 2021

'You are all winners': PM Modi tells Tokyo-bound para athletes

"You are all winners and role models," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told India's top para-athletes, who are set to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics.

National Sports Awards function delayed to include paralympians

12 Aug 2021

National Sports Awards function delayed to include paralympians

The National Sports Awards function, which is held on August 29 every year, has been pushed back since the government wants the selection panel to consider the performances of para-athletes competing in the Tokyo Paralympics.

Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

01 Jul 2021

Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

India's greatest Paralympian, javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, rewrote his own world record once again as he punched his ticket for the Tokyo Paralympics during a national selection trial.